Organisation: Unaoil

Former SBM Offshore exec sentenced in Unaoil bribery case

Paul Bond did “his utterly dishonest best” to create a false narrative when presented with evidence of his participation in the corruption, a London judge said on Monday when he sentenced the former SBM Offshore sales manager to three-and-a-half years’ imprisonment.

01 March 2021

SFO secures conviction of former SBM Offshore executive

A London jury has found Paul Bond, a former sales manager at Dutch oil company SBM Offshore, guilty of taking part in a scheme to bribe Iraqi officials in exchange for oil contracts.

24 February 2021

Australian prosecutors file more charges against former Leighton Offshore executive

23 February 2021

SFO: Ex-SBM Offshore exec took a leading role in corrupt oil deal

A former sales manager at Dutch oil company SBM Offshore was an enthusiastic participant in a corrupt plot to win oil contracts in Iraq, the UK’s anti-fraud office has alleged in a London court.

18 February 2021

DOJ pressure behind Unaoil case controller firing

The UK Serious Fraud Office unfairly dismissed the lead prosecutor on the long-running Unaoil bribery investigation following pressure from the US Justice Department, an employment tribunal has concluded.

17 February 2021

Ex-SBM Offshore executive says he was unaware of bribery

A former executive of Dutch oil services company SBM Offshore, accused of taking part in an Iraqi bribery scheme, has told a London court that he was unaware of any illicit payments.

04 February 2021

Former SBM Offshore exec accused of conspiring to pay bribes for Iraqi oil contracts

A former SBM Offshore sales manager took part in a plot to bribe Iraqi officials as the country struggled to revive its “dilapidated” oil industry, the UK’s anti-fraud agency has alleged in a London court.

20 January 2021

Australia arrests second individual in Unaoil-linked investigation

11 January 2021

Switzerland opens corruption investigation into SBM Offshore

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Swiss federal prosecutors are looking into allegations that Dutch oil company SBM Offshore failed to prevent corrupt payments over a seven-year period.

30 November 2020

Ahsanis set to testify in Australia against former oil executive

19 November 2020

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